The table below looks at the statistics for PostGIS skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PostGIS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
PostGIS
Rank 890 859 869
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +10
Permanent jobs citing PostGIS 12 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.016% 0.028%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.028% 0.040% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 27
Average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -25.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
43211 42387 46827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.75% 39.73% 40.41%
Number of salaries quoted 36321 36827 41116
Average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

PostGIS
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

PostGIS Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Trend in the UK

PostGIS
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PostGIS over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

PostGIS Salary Histogram in the UK

PostGIS
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PostGIS within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 10 £50,000 +66.66% 5
South West - 10 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £35,000 - 1
Glasgow - 2 £35,000 - 1
Bristol - 1 £52,500 -
Avon - 1 £52,500 -

PostGIS
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS.

1 34 (85.00%) GIS
2 30 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
3 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (67.50%) Open Source
4 24 (60.00%) jQuery
5 22 (55.00%) ESRI
6 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 19 (47.50%) Java
8 18 (45.00%) UML
9 14 (35.00%) Python
10 13 (32.50%) PHP
10 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
10 13 (32.50%) Puppet
10 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
11 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
11 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
11 12 (30.00%) Web Services
12 11 (27.50%) Node.js
13 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
13 10 (25.00%) Oracle
14 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
14 9 (22.50%) Content Management
14 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
14 9 (22.50%) Ansible
14 9 (22.50%) Akka
14 9 (22.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 9 (22.50%) Amazon RDS
14 9 (22.50%) Leaflet
14 9 (22.50%) Elasticsearch

PostGIS
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PostGIS also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PostGIS. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (27.50%) Node.js
2 9 (22.50%) Apache Solr
2 9 (22.50%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (22.50%) CMS
3 6 (15.00%) Tomcat
4 5 (12.50%) SharePoint
4 5 (12.50%) ArcGIS
4 5 (12.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (7.50%) WebLogic
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
6 2 (5.00%) Apache
6 2 (5.00%) SugarCRM
6 2 (5.00%) Drupal
6 2 (5.00%) Alfresco
Applications
1 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (22.50%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (75.00%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 9 (22.50%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (10.00%) Pentaho
3 4 (10.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 2 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.50%) Snowflake Schema
5 1 (2.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (12.50%) Jenkins
3 4 (10.00%) Jasmine
3 4 (10.00%) Maven
3 4 (10.00%) Selenium
3 4 (10.00%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.50%) Hudson
General
1 2 (5.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (42.50%) Architect
1 17 (42.50%) Technical Architect
2 9 (22.50%) Technical Leader
3 6 (15.00%) Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Developer
4 5 (12.50%) GIS Consultant
5 3 (7.50%) Java Developer
6 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Support
7 1 (2.50%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) Principal Consultant
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) C# Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Systems Developer
7 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.50%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.50%) .NET Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (60.00%) jQuery
2 12 (30.00%) Web Services
3 9 (22.50%) Leaflet
3 9 (22.50%) Akka
4 6 (15.00%) HTML
4 6 (15.00%) .NET
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (15.00%) CSS
5 5 (12.50%) SOAP
5 5 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 5 (12.50%) Spring
5 5 (12.50%) Ajax
5 5 (12.50%) WPF
5 5 (12.50%) Silverlight
6 4 (10.00%) XML
7 3 (7.50%) XML Schema
8 2 (5.00%) Middleware
8 2 (5.00%) Django
8 2 (5.00%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 34 (85.00%) GIS
2 27 (67.50%) Open Source
3 9 (22.50%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (22.50%) Management Information System
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (5.00%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.00%) Linux
2 2 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (45.00%) UML
3 13 (32.50%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 13 (32.50%) Waterfall
4 10 (25.00%) Mentoring
5 9 (22.50%) Content Management
6 4 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 4 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.50%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (7.50%) Information Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.50%) SOA
8 2 (5.00%) MVC
8 2 (5.00%) OOD
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
8 2 (5.00%) OO
8 2 (5.00%) RAD
8 2 (5.00%) RUP
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 19 (47.50%) Java
3 14 (35.00%) Python
4 13 (32.50%) PHP
5 6 (15.00%) C#
6 4 (10.00%) SQL
6 4 (10.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (22.50%) Degree
3 2 (5.00%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (22.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 13 (32.50%) Puppet
1 13 (32.50%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (22.50%) Ansible
2 9 (22.50%) ZABBIX
2 9 (22.50%) Munin
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) ESRI
2 10 (25.00%) Oracle
3 7 (17.50%) JBoss
4 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.00%) Talend
6 2 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
6 2 (5.00%) Mapinfo
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